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Friday, 21 July 2017 11:12 Connecting newsletter

Connecting 20 July 2017

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A fortnightly newsletter from Natioanal Director Claerwen Little.

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Bronwyn Pike new Chair of UnitingCare Australia National Committee

Somerville Community Services

Early childhood education survey

Response to Treasury Discussion Paper on Tax Deductible Gift Reforms

Submission to Productivity Commission Report

Minister Ken Wyatt praises Blue Care facility in Cairns

Greens release video about cashless welfare card

New National Director for UnitingWorld

Uniting Church stands against Islamophobia

Services encouraged to nominate for National Disability Awards

Recent submissions and media releases

Calendar

 

Thursday, 06 July 2017 10:10 Connecting newsletter

Connecting 6 July 2017

Written by

A fortnightly newsletter from National Director Claerwen Little.

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UnitingCare Australia marks 40th annivesary

40th anniversary recognised in Parliament

Parliament House vigil for children living in poverty

Keeping in touch

UnitingCare Australia provides feedback on draft NDIS Code of Conduct

UnitingCare Australia looking for Senior Policy Analyst

Single Uniting identity for Victoria and Tasmania

OECD report on early childhood education and care has implications for Australia

Affordable, accessible and appropriate housing for older Australians

Resthaven sponsors research into benefits of respite care

Disability Employment Services paper released

NAIDOC Week

2016 Census data release important for community service

Recent submissions and media releases

Calendar

Tuesday, 27 June 2017 14:28 Connecting newsletter

Connecting 22 June 2017

Written by

A fortnightly newsletter from National Director Claerwen Little.

To read the issue go here.

Introduction

  • 40th anniversary celebrations

Farewell and thank you Peter Bicknell

National Approach to combat elder abuse

Aged Care Network leading and innovating

  • Vaughan Harding wins award
  • Uniting AgeWell, Victoria part of multi-million dollar research project
  • Blue Care on track to open state-of-the-art rehab centre
  • Uniting Caroona Jarman uses specially designed mannequin to train students

Aged Care Diversity Framework Submission

Disability Working Group Update

Anti-Poverty Week

Recent sumbissions and media releases

Calendar

 

Thursday, 08 June 2017 09:36 Connecting newsletter

Connecting 8 June 2017

Written by

A fortnightly newsletter from National Director Claerwen Little.

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Introduction

  • proposed trial of random drug testing for Newstart and Youth Allowance recipients
  • visit from Uniting in NSW.ACT's Advocate for Aboriginal People Ray McMinn
  • UnitingCare Queensland CEO Anne Cross moving on

Letter to PM on proposed Royal Commission into violence against people with a disability

Research and evaluation

Aged care update

  • first meetings of aged care workgroups
  • My Aged Care website launched

UnitingCare network at forefront of community and business partnerships

Wesley Mission Queensland hosts Shadow Minister for Ageing

Breaking the fast

Queensland synod marks 40th anniversary

Recent submissions and media releases

Calendar

 

Monday, 29 May 2017 16:11 Connecting newsletter

Connecting 25 May 2017

Written by

A fortnightly newsletter from National Director Claerwen Little.

To read the issue go here.

Introduction

  • Following up the Federal Budget
  • National Office working on draft strategic plan for UnitingCare Australia
  • 40 Days of Prayer
  • Visit by Assembly General Secretary Colleen Geyer

Aged care update

  • Aged Care Network update
  • Submissions
  • Shadow Minister Helen Polley's dementia policy roundtable

Social Policy Network update

CYPF Network update

Women and Employment Demonstration Project

Frontier Services

Rob Floyd new Associate General Secretary

ReGen on proposed drug testing of welfare recipients

Uniting Church President Stuart McMillan condemsn inflamatory comments made by Immigration Minister Peter Dutton about asylum seekers

National Reconciliation Week

New App assists with home modificaitons for those with a disability and those who are ageing

Recent submissions and media releases

Calendar

Thursday, 11 May 2017 14:07 Connecting newsletter

Connecting 11 May 2017

Written by

A fortnightly newsletter from National Director Claerwen Little.

To read the issue go here.

Introduction

  • the Federal Budget 2017-18
  • visit from Bill Crews

Aged care update

  • Aged Care Network teleconference
  • establishment of two working groups
  • submissions
  • review of aged care quality regulatory process announced
  • National Office seeking residential aged care specialist

Mapping homelessness services across our national network

UnitingCare Australia welcomes crackdown on television gambling advertising

Queensland's first social impact bond formally launched

Order of Australia medal for former Burnside resident and carer

Uniting Church calls for greater transparency on modern slavery

What welfare blow-out? ACOSS publishes social security snapshot

New video encourages greater inclusion of LGBTI communities in aged care

Recent submissions and media releases

Calendar

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